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Parotocinclus eppleyi

Schaefer & Provenzano

Parotocinclus eppleyi was originally described as Parotocinclus eppleyi by Schaefer & Provenzano in 1993. It belongs to the family Loricariidae and subfamily Hypoptopomatinae. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Upper and middle Orinoco River basin, Venezuela.
Species   eppleyi
AuthorWI   Schaefer [S. A.] & Provenzano [F.]
AuthorNI   Schaefer & Provenzano
Qualification   ---
Year   1993
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Siluriformes Siluriformes
Family   Loricariidae
Hypoptopomatinae Hypoptopomatinae
Genus   Parotocinclus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Siluriformes
Family   Loricariidae
Subfamily   Hypoptopomatinae
Genus   Parotocinclus
Original Name   Parotocinclus        
Taxon Name   eppleyi
Original Combination   Parotocinclus eppleyi
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Parotocinclus eppleyi
OriginalSubGenus   Parotocinclus
Original Author   Schaefer & Provenzano
Original AuthorWI   Schaefer [S. A.] & Provenzano [F.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1993
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Hypoptopomatinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Caño Curicurito, about 1 kilometer above its mouth into the Río Autana, Estado Amazonas, Venezuela, 4°47'N, 67°25'W.
Types   Paratypes: ANSP 160645 (1), 160657 (1), 160700 (6), 161495 (2), 162164 (2), 165845 (12), 165846 (1), 169470 (9); MBUCV-V-4728 (36, not 20), V-16890 (3), V-17574 (1), V-18378 (3), V-20188 (4, not 3), V-22524 (155, not 157).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Provenzano et al. 1998:14 [ref. 24196], Ferraris 2007:282 [ref. 29155].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   MBUCV-V-22530
Journal   Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwaters
Citation   v. 4 (no. 1)
Page   46
Illustrations   Figs. 5-6

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Parotocinclus eppleyi
Current Species   eppleyi
Current Genus Parotocinclus
Current AuthorWI Schaefer [S. A.] & Provenzano [F.]
Current AuthorNI   Schaefer & Provenzano
Current Year   1993
Current Family Loricariidae
Current Subfamily
Hypoptopomatinae Hypoptopomatinae

Habitat demersal        
Water Fresh water
Distribution Upper and middle Orinoco River basin, Venezuela.

Current Summary   Valid as Parotocinclus eppleyi  Schaefer & Provenzano 1993. Loricariidae: Otothyrinae.
Name History   • Valid as Parotocinclus eppleyi  Schaefer & Provenzano 1993 -- (Burgess & Finley 1996:170 [ref. 22901], Isbrücker 2001:30 [ref. 25653], Ribeiro et al. 2002:223 [ref. 26534], Isbrücker 2002:25 [ref. 27178], Schaefer in Reis et al. 2003:326 [ref. 27061], Ferraris 2007:282 [ref. 29155], Lehmann A. & Reis 2012:62 [ref. 32074]).

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amazonensis Parotocinclus amazonensis Garavello [J. C.] 1977Valid
arandai Parotocinclus arandai Sarmento-Soares [L. M.], Lehmann A. [P.] & Martins-Pinheiro [R. F.] 2009Valid
aripuanensis Parotocinclus aripuanensis Garavello [J. C.] 1988Valid
bahiensis Parotocinclus bahiensis (Miranda Ribeiro [A. de] 1918)Valid
bidentatus Parotocinclus bidentatus Gauger [M. F. W.] & Buckup [P. A.] 2005Valid
britskii Parotocinclus britskii Boeseman [M.] 1974Valid
cearensis Parotocinclus cearensis Garavello [J. C.] 1977Valid
cesarpintoi Parotocinclus cesarpintoi Miranda Ribeiro [P. de] 1939Valid
collinsae Parotocinclus collinsae Schmidt [R. E.] & Ferraris [C. J., Jr.] 1985Valid
cristatus Parotocinclus cristatus Garavello [J. C.] 1977Valid
dani Parotocinclus dani Roxo [F. F.], Silva [G. S. C.] & Oliveira [C.] 2016Valid
doceanus Parotocinclus doceanus (Miranda Ribeiro [A. de] 1918)Valid
halbothi Parotocinclus halbothi Lehmann A. [P.], Lazzarotto [H.] & Reis [R. E.] 2014Valid
haroldoi Parotocinclus haroldoi Garavello [J. C.] 1988Valid
jequi Parotocinclus jequi Lehmann A. [P.], Koech Braun [B. K.], Pereira [E. H. L.] & Reis [R. E.] 2013Valid
jimi Parotocinclus jimi Garavello [J. C.] 1977Valid
jumbo Parotocinclus jumbo Britski [H. A.] & Garavello [J. C.] 2002Valid
longirostris Parotocinclus longirostris Garavello [J. C.] 1988Valid
maculicauda Parotocinclus maculicauda (Steindachner [F.] 1877)Valid
minutus Parotocinclus minutus Garavello [J. C.] 1977Valid
muriaensis Parotocinclus muriaensis Gauger [M. F. W.] & Buckup [P. A.] 2005Valid
planicauda Parotocinclus planicauda Garavello [J. C.] & Britski [H. A.] 2003Valid
polyochrus Parotocinclus polyochrus Schaefer [S. A.] 1988Valid
prata Parotocinclus prata Ribeiro [A. C.], Melo [A. L. de A.] & Pereira [E. H. L.] 2002Valid
robustus Parotocinclus robustus Lehmann A. [P.] & Reis [R. E.] 2012Valid
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